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Standardized Tests: Short Reading Questions

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Standardized Tests: Short Reading Questions

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:16
  • What's On The Test 0:37
    • Four Kinds of Passages You Will Read
    • What Kind of Questions Will You Be Asked?
  • General Tips 3:58
    • Skim
    • Find the Topic
    • Watch for Keywords
    • Find the Author's Proposition
  • Example 1 5:07
    • Question Number One
    • Question Number Two
  • Example 2 10:18
    • Question Number One
    • Question Number Two
  • Example 3 15:51
    • Question Number One
    • Question Number Two
  • Lesson Wrap Up 19:31
    • When Reading
    • When Answering